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Grown Alchemist Purifying Body Exfoliant

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Purifying Body Exfoliant product label collected on June 27, 2019 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Grown Alchemist Purifying Body Exfoliant is 2.

Data last updated: June 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE
Appeared as: COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE (PLANT)

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PEARL POWDER
Appeared as: PEARL (CALCIUM CARBONATE)

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA LEAF OIL

Limited
CEDRUS ATLANTICA (ATLAS CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: CEDRUS ATLANTICA (CEDAR) WOOD OIL

Fair
MENTHOL
Appeared as: MENTHOL (PLANT)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None
SANTALUM SPICATA (SANDALWOOD) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SANTALUM SPICATA (SANDALWOOD) WOOD OIL

Limited
JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM (JASMINE) FLOWER WAX
Appeared as: JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM (JASMINE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
SODIUM PHYTATE
Appeared as: SODIUM PHYTATE (PLANT)

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Purified Water), Decyl Glucoside (Plant), Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine (Plant), Bambusa Arundinacea (Bamboo) Stem Extract, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Glycerin (Plant), Pearl (Calcium Carbonate), Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Cinnamomum Camphora Leaf Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Cedrus Atlantica (Cedar) Wood Oil, Menthol (Plant), Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Peel Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Santalum Spicata (Sandalwood) Wood Oil, Jasminum Grandiflorum (Jasmine) Flower Extract, Myroxylon Pereirae (Peru Balsam) Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Phytate (Plant), Dehydroacetic Acid, Vanillin (Plant) Linalool (Plant), Limonene (Plant), Geraniol (Plant), Citronellol (Plant).

Directions from packaging:

Massage over the body, paying particular attention to rougher areas. Rinse off in a warm shower or bath, leaving skin revitalised and refreshed, perfectly prepared for moisturising. Recommended for use 2-3 times per week. Suitable for all skin types and especially good for oily skin and skin requiring a body treatment.

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